Gates of Vienna 21 October 2011
If the early news reports are correct, Colonel Muammar Qaddafi (alias Moammar Ghedaffi, Muamar Khaddafi, plus more than 200 other combinatorial variants on his two names) has shuffled off this mortal coil. The "death photos” of Col. Kheddafi are too gruesome to post here, so I’ll just make do with an old photo of him from happier days.
First is Gaddafi still alive and in the back of a pickup
NTC commander claims troops have raised the flag of Libya's new government after a six-week siege Link to this video One of the two last strongholds of Gaddafi loyalists, the town of Bani Walid, has finally been contained, Libya's interim government has claimed, leaving only parts of the ousted tyrant's birthplace out of rebel reach.
FrontPage Magazine 14 October 2011
By Daniel Greenfield
The ultimate symbol of Muslim Democracy may not end up being the purple fingers of the Iraqi ballots but the smoke from burning churches and dead Coptic Christians in Egypt. While Iraq was tenuously balanced between Shiites and Sunnis, Arabs and Kurds, there is no such balance